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Whey Protein Vs. Plant Protein

Vegan athletes.  They’re everywhere, and they’re kicking ass. But are they really? There’s Venus Williams (tennis), Colin Kaepernick (football), David Haye (boxing), Jermain Defoe (soccer), and Arnold Schwarzenegger. These athletes have infiltrated the ultra-endurance world, too. For example, Rich Roll...
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Probiotics For Health And Athletic Performance

A new paper by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) suggests probiotics for increased athletic performance, recovery, and heath.  We’ve known about microorganisms in our guts for a long time. For over 100 years, we’ve hypothesized that we could...
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Vitamin D: Uses, Benefits, Side Effects, and Dosage

We hear a lot about the sunshine vitamin. When it’s a health-related topic, it seems to be popping up everywhere – Athletics, Wellness, Science, Medicine, etc. There are few arguments against vitamins, and vitamin D is a hotly debated topic....
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Is My Activity Tracker Accurate?

Activity trackers like Garmin, FitBit, and the Apple Watch. Ever wonder if they are accurate in tracking calories burned? According to a 2016 study from the Human Performance Laboratory at Ball State University, the answer is NO. Researchers found that...
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How To Choose A Protein Powder

Nothing drives me crazier than biased articles spun to help sell sponsored products (which many articles subtly do by recommending the 6 best protein powders that happen to match the criteria presented). I won't do that. I'm simply going to...
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